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By Healthcare IT News 10:59 pm July 10, 2012
By Mike Miliard 02:30 pm July 10, 2012
The 2012 installment of the annual "Health Care's Most Wired" survey finds hospitals nationwide leveraging health information technology in new and envelope-pushing ways.
By Mike Miliard 02:17 pm July 10, 2012
The Health Information Partnership for Tennessee has chosen to close its doors so the state can "operate from a clean slate," one official said.
By Patty Enrado 12:35 pm July 10, 2012
In 2011, the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) evolved from a policy convener to a service provider, running the exchange infrastructure for local HIEs and RHIOs like a public utility.
By Bernie Monegain 12:25 pm July 10, 2012
Todd Rogow does double duty for health information technology in Maine. As director of IT for HealthInfoNet, Maine’s statewide health information exchange, he provides the technology expertise and leadership for health data exchange across the state, and he also serves as director of Maine’s regional extension center (REC), which is tasked with...
By Mike Miliard 12:20 pm July 10, 2012
The U.S. labor market may be soft, but health IT is booming, with many hospitals locked in pitched competition to hire skilled technology professionals. One recruiter has laid out a battle plan for finding – and keeping – good employees.
By John Andrews 12:17 pm July 10, 2012
Like any good narrative, the story of revenue cycle management starts at the beginning. For a hospital or health system, that means the patient intake process.
By Mike Miliard 12:12 pm July 10, 2012
The Department of Labor estimates a 30 percent increase in healthcare hiring between now and 2014 – totaling as many as 4.7 million new jobs. It also predicts the need for some 50,000 workers in health IT to meet the demands of meaningful use, ICD-10 and more. But finding qualified workers isn't always easy.
By Mike Miliard 12:06 pm July 10, 2012
Video content analysis, by which recorded media is scoured automatically to detect and track specific pieces of information – motion detection, say, or facial recognition – is still a very new technology. But it's already finding footholds everywhere from CCTV security cameras to big Hollywood studios.
By Erin McCann 12:02 pm July 10, 2012
The patient liberation movement is imminent. Weary from being tangled and tethered to hospital beds by medical wires, patients are ready for a new tide of patient care.

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